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Thodupuzha is the fastest growing city in the Central Kerala. The rapid development of Thodupuzha over the last 20 years is remarkable, when it was a small village junction with 2,3 Buses in the old bus stand waiting for passengers. It now doubles as a taxi-stand.The town was concentrated in the old pvt bus stand area. The present bus stand ia a large one, capable of housing at least 60 buses.
 
Thodupuzha is the fastest growing city in the Central Kerala. The rapid development of Thodupuzha over the last 20 years is remarkable, when it was a small village junction with 2,3 Buses in the old bus stand waiting for passengers. It now doubles as a taxi-stand.The town was concentrated in the old pvt bus stand area. The present bus stand ia a large one, capable of housing at least 60 buses.
 
   
 
   
Situated on the Thodupuzha-Pala Road, it is also accessible from the KSRTC bus stand.
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Situated on the Thodupuzha-Pala Road, it is also accessible from the KSRTC bus stand. With growing inflow of tourists even star hotel groups have set up hotels (4-star) in Thodupuzha.
  
 
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Thodupuzha, [1] is a gateway town to the Idukki District, in Kerala, India.

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Thodupuzha is the fastest growing city in the Central Kerala. The rapid development of Thodupuzha over the last 20 years is remarkable, when it was a small village junction with 2,3 Buses in the old bus stand waiting for passengers. It now doubles as a taxi-stand.The town was concentrated in the old pvt bus stand area. The present bus stand ia a large one, capable of housing at least 60 buses.

Situated on the Thodupuzha-Pala Road, it is also accessible from the KSRTC bus stand. With growing inflow of tourists even star hotel groups have set up hotels (4-star) in Thodupuzha.

Get in

Its 56 km away from Kochi. Well connected by roads to Kochi International Airport. KSRTC(Kerala State Road Transport Corporation) buses ply from Ernakulam. The journey takes approximately 1-1/2 hours via Muvattupuzha.

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  • Thodupuzha-Pala Road ( approx. 26 km) via Karimkunnam, Kurinji, Antheenad, Choondacherry, Pizhag. KSRTC buses on the Thodupuzha-Kottayam sector ply every 30 minutes; private buses, every 10 minutes.
  • Thodupuzha-Idukki Road ( approx. 60 km) via Mrala, Muttom, Moolamattom. KSRTC buses on the Thodupuzha-Idukki/Kattapana/Thopramkudi/Nedumkandom sector ply every 1 hour ; private buses, every 30 minutes.
  • Thodupuzha-Eratupetta Road ( approx. 35 km) via Mrala, Muttom, Challav, Melukavumattom, Melukav, Edamarak & Kalathookadav . Private buses on the Thodupuzha- Eratupetta / Kanjirapally/ Erumely/ Pathanamthitta/ Ranni sector ply every 30 minutes from the Private bus stand.
  • Thodupuzha-Kaliyar Road ( approx. 20 km) via Muthalakudom, Kunnam, Vandamattom, East Kodikulam, Kaliyar. Private buses on the Thodupuzha- Kaliyar / Vannapuram sector ply every 30 minutes from the Private bus stand.
  • Thodupuzha-Vannapuram Road ( approx. 20 km) via Muthalakudom, Kunnam, West Kodikulam, Padikkapadam, Thenathoor, Njarakad, Vannapuram. Private buses on the Thodupuzha- Thenathoor / Vannapuram sector ply every 30 minutes from the Private bus stand.
  • Thodupuzha-Neelur Road ( approx. 25 km) via Mrala, Muttom, Challav, Thudanganad ( Thodanganad) , Neelur. Private buses on the Thodupuzha- Neelur / Karimkunnam sector ply every 1 hour from the Private bus stand.
  • Thodupuzha-Adimali Road ( approx. 75 km) via Manakad, Kumarangalam, Kaloor, Ipe Memorial School, Paingotoor, Pareekanni, Antheenatt Kavala, Oonukal, Neriamangalam, Adimali. Private buses on the Thodupuzha- Oonukal / Adimali sectors ply every 30 minutes from the Private bus stand.
  • Thodupuzha-Kaloorkad Road ( approx. 20 km) via Paara, Painkulam, Kaloorkad. Private buses on the Thodupuzha- Kaloorkad sectors ply every 30 minutes from the Private bus stand.
  • Thodupuzha-Muvatupuzha Road ( approx. 20 km) via Vazhakulam. KSRTC buses and private buses on the Thodupuzha- Trichur/ Ernakulam/ Muvatupuzha sectors ply every 3 minutes from the KSRTC Stand / Private bus stand.


  • Thodupuzha-Karimannoor Road ( approx. 11 km) via Muthalakudom, Kunnam, Karimanoor. Private buses on the Thodupuzha- Karimannoor / Cheenikuzhi sector ply every 10 minutes from the Private bus stand, every 10 minutes.


  • Thodupuzha-Vannapuram Road – Via Thomanjuth - ( approx. 25 km) via Muthalakudom, Kunnam, Karimanoor, Thomankuth, Vannapuram. Private buses on the Thodupuzha- Vannapuram sector ply every 1 hour from the Private bus stand.
  • thodupuzha-poomala(approx 20 km)-via kummamkallu,idavetty,aalakkodu,kalayanthani,ilamdesham,karukappalli kavala,pannimattom,inchakkattu kavala,saamikkavala,poomala..it ll take arnd 1 hr..n' der r private buses from thodupuzha in each half an hour
  • Thodupuzha-east kaloor road -12 k

Thodupuzha-Ramamangalam Road (Aprox 25km) Thodupuzha-Manakkadu-Arikuzha-Pandappilly-Arakkuzha-Muvattupuzha Thodupuzha - Vannappuram - Chelachuvadu

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  • Make sure you visit the Thommankuthu waterfalls, about 20 km from Thodupuzha - never miss this!
  • Don't miss the "Uravapara" (which is a temple upside a rock mountain)
  • Also don't miss Malamkara Dam which is so nice. 8 km from Thodupuzha - Idukki route
  • Ilaveezhapunchira - hill top, very scenic , 25 kms from Thodupuzha(20kms by car, 5kms by walk or jeep) - Idukki route - never miss this!
  • Hanging bridges - many on the way to Moolamattam
  • Naadukaani - view - 25kms from Thodupuzha - Idukki road
  • Famous Dams - Idukki road
  • KURUVAKKAYAM waterfalls -18 km IN POOMALA ROUTE GET A POOMALA BUS FROM THODUPUZHA..
  • NJANDIRUKKI waterfalls-19 km IN POOMALA ROUTE..GET A POOMALA BUS FROM THODUPUZHA..
  • kizharukuthu waterfall -20km IN KARIMANNOOR rute get a karimannoor bus from thodupuzha
  • Idukki Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Keezharkuthu
  • Kulamavu
  • Malankara Reservoir
  • Nadukani
  • Painavu
  • Palkulamedu
  • Thommankuthu
  • Thumpachi Calveri Samuchayam
  • Illaveezhapunjira
  • District Agricultural Farm Arikuzha

Do

  • Amaravkavu, Kolani (From thodupuzha to pala route. from there way to manakkad). A devi temple with in the forest


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  • There is a good toddy shap known as Mundekkallu shap near the town in manakkad road, there you will get tasty food and pure kallu.


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  • Hotel Pearl Royal International, 100 meters from KSRTC Bus station. It has Specialty Restaurant and has suites and deluxe rooms. Price starting from Rs 1900 for one night. Hotel Pearl Royal* is a star Hotel.
  • Hotel Maurya Monarch,right in the town, close to the Civil Station and the main river bridge. ( Moderately priced )
  • Hotel Cicilia ( 1/2 km from the town, Board & Lodge for the upscale and choosy traveller ), close to the KSRTC Bus-Stand, on the Thodupuzha-Muttom Road.

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Peripheral villages

Arikuzha,Manakkadu Perumpillichira,Kumaramangalam, Muthalakudom, Thekkumbhagom, West Kodikulam, East Kodikulam, Parapuzha, Padikkapadam, Thennathoor, Koduveli, Vannapuram, Pannimattom, Mrala, Muttom, Purapuzha, Kolani, Karinkunnam, Vandamattom, Olamattom ,udumbannooretc.



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